Azed Competition No. 243  Azed Slip  |  ◀  238  |  247  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
243 Nov 1976OLYMPIC normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. G. MillinWe have such champions, nearly all on water and iceo(n) lymp(h) ic(e), & lit.
SecondC. O. ButcherSo-called sports imply running in elevated companyanag. in Co. (rev.), & lit.; sports vb.; Mt. Olympus
ThirdL. MayHaving purest serum, unapproachable, never ending onceo(f) lymp(h), ic(y), & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerSuch a dedicated type, covering a mile, admits no limitsm in holy pica less h, a, & lit.
VHCD. R. AppletonHeavenly moly prepared Greek character before Circe’s onsetanag. + pi + C; ref. Odysseus; see moly in C.
VHCR. S. CaffynAirline sacks myopic pilot – ’op it, out, out!comp. anag.; O. Airways
VHCJ. H. DingwallMoscow’s beginning to get involved in intricate policy – concerning such matters?M in anag.; ref. next O. Games
VHCD. M. DuckworthSet up this variety of a torch in a certain way and the result will be polychromatic!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCMrs W. FearonMetric unit introduced in new policy to do with running businessm in anag.
VHCH. HancockX’s successor gets complimented half crazily for setting of contestsY in anag. of compli(mented); X = Ximenes
VHCD. V. HarryAt historic summit, Smith’s No. 2 is absorbed in reformulation of policym in anag.; ref. Ian S., Rhodesia talks
VHCR. J. HooperDescription of sacred mountain-top elite, knowing no limits?(h)oly M pic(k), & lit.
VHCC. LovingPolychromic O’s seen fluttering could bring —— cheers sooncomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyOriginally of land containing Pisa, its meaning shifted around end of centuryy in anag. of initial letters, & lit.; ref. city of Peloponnese
VHCJ. D. MooreA ruinous policy: Jim’s latest this year could be so describedm in anag.; ref. J. Callaghan and 1976 Olympics
VHCJ. J. MooreSuch was the success of Fox – a change of policy ending in reformanag. incl. m; ref. Jim F., gold medallist in Modern Pentathlon and George F., Quaker
VHCC. J. MorseMonopoly (sic) might make this rating sooncomp. anag. & lit.; ref. proliferation of ‘Olympic’ events
VHCF. R. PalmerOf sport in which politics may become involved – its one defectanag. less its a, & lit.
VHCS. L. PatonI comply with regulation Aanag.; A = amateur; ref. IOC regulation
VHCW. H. PegramConcerning games there’s nothing an old dog needs to gather (almost)0 lym pic(k)
VHCM. L. PerkinsConcerning leap-years?double mng.
VHCA. J. RedstonePolicy shifts encompassing ultimate in fascism; such events are anticipated in 1984m in anag.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsIt’s uncommonly heavenly love … not quite the best ambience for a little devil, we heari.e. ‘limb’ in 0 pic(k)
VHCR. L. VincentMyopic, crazy, about fifty – hardly the qualifications for this team!L in anag.
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookOut of bounds sacred mountain-top best described thus?(h)oly m pic(k), & lit.; out of = without
VHCM. WoolfSuch a committee should have a fixed policy about lead in medalsm in anag.

HCs in competition 243 awarded to:

M. AdamsC. J. FeetenbyM. D. LawsC. Quin
G. AspinJ. A. FinckenC. J. LoweR. G. Rae
F. D. H. AtkinsonRev S. W. FloydD. J. MackayT. E. Sanders
R. L. BakerB. FrancoR. MajdalanyW. J. M. Scotland
M. J. BallS. GoldieM. MallettC. C. D. Shute
E. C. BinghamJ. J. GoulstoneL. K. MaltbyM. C. Souster
Rev C. M. BrounN. HankinsB. ManvellM. D. Speigel
J. M. BrownD. HawsonG. J. MortimerJ. G. Stubbs
A. J. BulmanE. M. HornbyJ. J. MurthaG. A. Tomlinson
D. L. L. ClarkeJ. M. HoughtonD. S. NagleD. H. Tompsett
R. M. S. CorkR. JacksF. E. NewloveD. C. Williamson
Mrs M. P. CraineD. E. JacksonR. O’DonoghueS. E. Woods
Mrs J. M. CritchleyG. JohnstoneM. O’Hanlon 
A. E. CrowJ. R. KirbyR. J. Palmer 
P. DrummondA. LawrieC. J. B. Powell